8 New Korean dramas that you want to try!

By. Kate Seo


Interested in Korean Drama? Or do your barkadas or families watch Korean drama and want to try? Viu presents the recent and upcoming Korean dramas that you would like to watch during weekends! Do not worry about the plot or cheesiness. But be worried that you might not control yourself to stop watching Korean drama!


New Drama

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  1. Criminal Minds: KOREA

Genre: Crime, Procedural

Available day: Every Thursday and Friday before 10am.

Cast: Lee Joon-gi, Moon Chae-won, Son Hyun-joo

Synopsis: Profilers investigate cases from the perspective of the criminals to solve the cases.

Note: Drama series is a remake of the U.S. drama series “Criminal Minds” that aired on CBS from 2005.



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  1. School 2017

Genre: Romance, Historical

Available day: Every Tuesday and Wednesday before 9am.

Cast: Kim Se Jeong, Kim Jung hyun, Jang Dong-yoon

Synopsis: A coming-of-age story about the lives of 18-year-old high school students who are valued according to their ranking in school. Despite their frustrations, they find out how to make their own way in this world that seems to be a stagnant cycle of school and home.

Note: It is the season 7 of School series.



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  1. The Bride of Habaek

Genre: Romance, Remake, Fantasy

Available day: Every Thursday and Friday at 10pm.

Cast: Nam Joo Hyuk, Shin Se Kyung, Krystal, Gong Myung

Synopsis: Villagers suffer through a prolong drought. The god of water Ha Baek can allow the rain if a a young woman is sacrificed to him as his bride. For the villagers, So-A decides to become Ha Baek’s bride. She finally meets Ha Baek, but he is totally different from what she expected.

Note: The story is based on a 2012 web comic – Habaekui Shinboo.



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  1. Reunited Worlds

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Drama

Available day: Every Thursday and Friday before 9am

Cast: Yeo Jin Goo, Lee Yeon Hee, Jung Chae Yeon, Ahn Jae Hyun

Synopsis: A love story between an 18-year-old man and 31-year-old woman, born in the same year and were childhood friends.




  1. Falsify

Genre: Drama, Thriller, Legal

Available day: Every Tuesday and Wednesday before 9am.

Cast: Nam Goong Min, Yoo Jun Sang, Jeon Hye Bin

Synopsis: Drama series depicts the fierce lives of reporters who uncover social irregularities.



Upcoming Drama


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  1. Manhole: Feel So Good

Genre: Fantasy

Available day: On August 10. Every Thursday and Friday before 9am.

Cast: Kim Jae-joong, Uee, Jung Hye-sung, Baro

Synopsis: Bong-Pil has been preparing for his civil servant exam for the past 3 years, but he is not enthusiastic about his studies. He wanders around neighborhoods. He travels between the past and present to prevent a wedding that will be held one week later.

Note: Kim Jae-Joong acts for the first time since he was discharged from the South Korean military on December 30, 2016.



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  1. Save Me

Genre: Thriller

Available day: On August 6. Every Sunday and Monday before 10am.

Cast: Ok Taec-yeon, Seo Ye-ji, Woo Do Hwan

Synopsis: 4 young men, who don’t have jobs, face a woman in an alley. The woman says “save me.” The woman is involved with a cult religious group.

Note: Based on the webcomic series “Sesang Bakeuro” or “Out to the World” by Jo Geum-San (published from June 21, 2011 to January 16, 2013)



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  1. Live Up To Your Name, Dr.Heo

Genre: Historical

Available day: On August 13. Every Sunday and Monday before 9am.

Cast: Kim Nam-gil, Kim Ah-joong

Synopsis: A Joseon-era doctor of traditional medicine who is frustrated in his career by his status as the son of a concubine travels forward in time to modern-day Seoul where he meets a medical doctor, who hides her secrets underneath a cold exterior.


All dramas are available on Viu! Good thing about viu is that you can watch everything for FREE. If you want more privileges, you may upgrade to premium for better viewing.

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